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Special Education Professors in Pennsylvania

Considering a career as a Special Education Professor in Pennsylvania?

5.5% Jobs Projection
$61,250 Median Salary
530 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Special Education Professors in Pennsylvania are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Special Education Professors in Pennsylvania is growing faster than average.

  • Special Education Professors in Pennsylvania earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Special Education Professors Work in Pennsylvania?

In 2018, there were 8,510 Special Education Professors working in the state.

There were 7,220 Special Education Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,290 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Special Education Professors in PA Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,350 Special Education Professors working in it, which means Pennsylvania has more Special Education Professors than average.

Special Education Professors in PA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Special Education Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 5.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

Job Projections for Special Education Professors: Nation vs. PA

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 530 annual job openings, and a total of 7,270 jobs for Pennsylvania Special Education Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 10,500 annual jobs and 141,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Special Education Professors Make in Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Special Education Professors ranged from $41,490 to $91,840 with $61,250 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Special Education Professors Earnings: PA vs. National Average

Top Pennsylvania Metros for Special Education Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Special Education Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 16,410 $80,750
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,450 $67,490
Pittsburgh, PA 1,180 $51,960
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 570 $69,240
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 390 $57,350
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 370 $60,260
York-Hanover, PA 330 $61,640
Reading, PA 270 $56,750
Lancaster, PA 210 $70,530
Altoona, PA 200 $49,830
Erie, PA 140 $55,110
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA 80 $60,130
State College, PA 80 $66,520
Gettysburg, PA 50 $57,790
Johnstown, PA 40 $53,390

Top States for Special Education Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Special Education Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 17,420 $77,400
Texas 12,970 $57,960
California 10,520 $83,650
Pennsylvania 8,510 $61,250
Illinois 8,440 $64,850
Ohio 6,350 $58,990
New Jersey 6,290 $73,820
Minnesota 4,910 $61,920
Florida 4,660 $51,610
Massachusetts 4,630 $74,110
North Carolina 4,350 $48,070
Virginia 4,110 $57,770
Georgia 3,410 $57,670
Tennessee 3,360 $52,780
Missouri 2,890 $45,420
Louisiana 2,850 $51,750
Arizona 2,390 $47,990
Colorado 2,290 $52,700
Kentucky 2,280 $54,930
Maryland 2,150 $69,510

Below are the states where Special Education Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $83,650
Oregon $79,600
New York $77,400
Connecticut $77,350
Alaska $76,220
Rhode Island $75,350
Massachusetts $74,110
New Jersey $73,820
District of Columbia $71,550
Maryland $69,510

Discover similar careers:

Occupation PA Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 6,010
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 2,390
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 570
Special Education Teachers 100

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